TRADERS: call for ESR's

"Are you interested in joining an enthusiastic, international and interdisciplinary team of art and design researchers? And are you willing to conduct thought-provoking research in a participatory context?

'TRADERS - Training art and design researchers in participation for public space' is an FP-7, Seventh Framework Programme/Marie Curie Actions ( project that focuses on developing and testing a methodological framework on which art and design (A&D) researchers can rely when working on public space projects in participatory ways. This framework is transferable and aims to enhance the potentials in A&D practices to contribute creatively in processes of changes in public space and branches related to the public space, such mobility or health. 

‘TRADERS’ is a network of 6 hosting Partner Institutions (and 5 (SME) Associate Partner Institutions): Faculty of the Arts, LUCA/Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg (Belgium,, University of Gothenburg (Sweden,, Design Academy Eindhoven (Netherlands,, The Royal College of Art, School of Architecture, (United Kingdom,, Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Architecture (Sweden, and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium,

The project offers 6 positions for early stage researchers (ESRs), who will be involved in the project for a duration of 36 months (full-time equivalent), starting on 1 February 2014. The research fields that are particularly relevant to this call are: Art, Design, Architecture, Sociology and Anthropology.

To apply and for further information, please refer to the following documents:
TRADERS - call for ESRs - call document:

TRADERS - call for ESRs - application form:
TRADERS - call for ESRs _ information document:

Please submit your application by the 15th November 2013 prior to 17:00h Belgian time. For any further information, you can send your query to dr. Liesbeth Huybrechts (

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